Elizabeth, Duchess of Sutherland

Standard Name: Sutherland, Elizabeth,,, Duchess of
Birth Name: Sutherland, Lady Elizabeth
Married Name: Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, Marchioness Stafford


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Friends, Associates Caroline Norton
CN found solace and political support in other friendships. Lawyer Abraham Hayward and MP Thomas Noon Talfourd became her allies in her attempts to change the law on custody of children, and gossip soon alleged...
Textual Features Harriet Beecher Stowe
She was more controversial in her defence of the Improvements in the Scottish Highlands. Much of HBS 's visit to Britain had been facilitated by the Duchess of Sutherland (Mistress of the Robes to...


May 1819, May 1820: These months were scheduled for the removal...

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May 1819, May 1820

These months were scheduled for the removal of thousands of subsistence farmers and their families from the Highland estates of Lord and Lady Stafford (later the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland ) in the Sutherland...


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